In the name of our crucified Lord, from whom all good cometh, I begin by noting the chapters which comprise this story : — I. On the Life of Margaret in the World. II. On her Perfect Conversion to God. III. On the Austerity of her Life, and on her Love of Poverty. IV. On her Profound Humility and Contempt of her own Achievements. V. On her Meditations on the Cross of Christ, and on her Calmness and Patience in Suffering. VI. On her Assiduity in Prayer, and Ecstatic Meditation. VII. On her Purity of Conscience, and Frequent Confessions and Communions. VIII. On her Sweet and Maternal Compassion towards All, and her Indefatigable. Zeal in the Welfare of Souls. IX. On the Revelations with which she was Favoured as regards her own State and that of Others, both during their Life and after their Death.